Glasgow Pledges Boost ICE Vehicle Phaseout But U.S. Declines To Join

November 10, 2021
The Biden administration has declined to join pledges by several countries, companies and subnational governments backing specific deadlines for phasing out internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in favor of electrified cars and trucks, even as officials tout nearer-term electrification and company goals for doing so. The new pledges, spelled out in two separate agreements formally announced Nov. 10 at the COP26 international climate change talks in Glasgow, Scotland, contain goals including eliminating light-duty vehicle ICE sales by 2035 in leading...

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